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In Business, The Advocate brings readers the latest news regarding developments in the LGBT business world. Find out the happenings of gay business leaders that are moving the Invisible Hand in the United States and around the world like Apple's Tim Cook, American Eagle's Robert Hanson, and 3M Unitek's Mary Jo Abler. Learn tips from the pros about managing the business affairs of day-to-day life for the present and future. Prepare for retirement and learn how changing laws regarding same-sex marriage, partnership, and adoption affects financial planning.
Op-ed: Tim Cook Came Out and Went Right Back to Work. That's How It Should Be

Op-ed: What Tim Cook's Example Means in Business

The leaders of a business organization for LGBT people say Tim Cook's coming-out is exactly the way coming out at work should be: no big deal.

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear

Tim Cook's words about discrimination highlight the need for stronger antidiscrimination laws, and not just for LGBT citizens.

WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One

WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One

Media coverage of the Apple CEO's announcement was largely respectful, but one syndicated radio show radiated homophobia.

Rich Ross Named Discovery Channel President

The former chairman of the Walt Disney Studios will join Discovery in January 2015

WATCH: Here's What Tim Cook Thinks About Firing LGBT Workers

What Does Tim Cook Think About Firing LGBT Workers?

Long before he came out publicly as gay, the Apple CEO had been an outspoken supporter of workplace protections for LGBT people at the state and federal levels.

20 Touching, Funny, and Silly Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out

20 Touching, Funny Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook Coming Out

Comedians, newsmakers, and fellow gay techies weigh in on Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay.

Don't Worry, Ted Cruz Still Loves His iPhone

Don't Worry, Ted Cruz Still Loves His iPhone

After Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly disclosed that he is gay, Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't be ditching his iPhone anytime soon.

Why We Need a Gay Titan of Industry

In his book The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out is Good Business, John Browne, the former CEO of BP, says we're missing the homophobia that persists in the boardroom

Tim Cook: Being Gay Has Helped Me Lead Apple

Tim Cook: Being Gay Has Helped Me Lead Apple

As arguably the most prominent and influential CEO in all of business, his example is a game changer.

WATCH: Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano Star in Starbucks' First LGBT Commercial

WATCH: Starbucks' First LGBT Ad Is a Real Drag

The coffee company’s first LGBT commercial is a real drag.

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